Hui Pang

Hui Pang

Postgraduate Research Student
Fudan University, P.R.China, Master of Laws (Honors) 2018'; Yale International Fox Fellow 2017-2018

Scientia PhD Candidate

Hui (Helen) Pang is a Scientia PhD Scholar working on the rights and obligations of states and investors in renewable energy foreign investments. She graduated with honours from Fudan University with a Master of Law degree. Before starting her PhD, she was an International Fox Fellow in residence at Yale University researching sustainable development in international investment law. Outside academia, she has experience in both the public and private sectors concerning international business and investment, having interned at the Shanghai offices of the Clifford Chance LLP and the Baker & McKenzie LLP regarding capital markets and corporations, and Shanghai office of ChinaSF, an economic initiative of the City of San Francisco aimed at promoting Sino-US investments. She also shares an interest in women's rights and international human rights law. She was the representative of China at the 2014 World Congress of Global Partnership for Young Women and spoke on the issue of domestic violence.

Areas of research

International Investment Law, International Environmental Law, Arbitration and Dispute Settlement


Xiaochuan Weng, Heng Wang, Lucas Lixinski

Publications and presentations

  • 'How Developing Countries Can Address Environmental Concerns in International Investment Agreements', Policy Brief on Scholars Strategy Network, SSN Key Findings for May 2018,
  • 'Analysis of the Denial of Benefits Clause in International Investment Agreements' in Li He (ed.) Frontier Issues in International Economic Law and Customs Law: Theory and Practice (Law Press China, 2017) p.181-193 (in Chinese).
  • 'Legal Issues in Viability Gap Funding of Public-Private Partnerships', Social Science Front, Vol.12, Additional, 2017, p.36-38 (in Chinese).
  • 'Analysis of the US Food General Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and the Implications for China' in Yongmin Cai, Xianghua Zeng, and Qiongwen Wang (eds.) Food: The Necessity of Life--the Proceedings of the 1st Annual Food Safety Law Forum (Law Press China, 2013) p.968-998 (in Chinese).